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There's nothing like that pounding summer sun to turn your usual fragrant self into a moist blob of overripeness. Mmmm...attractive. Might be time to hit the shower and douse yourself, Bronson-style, with your favorite summer scent.
And if you're one of my Summer Fragrance Giveaway winners, congratulations -- you've got a whole new bottle of perfume to pour over your head! The winners are:
Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess body lotion -- TheWoodnut
Christian Dior Homme Sport edt -- K1774Z
Fresh Sugar Lychee edp -- bunnadajaa
Fresh Sugar Lychee edp rollerball -- Alovesphotos
Guerlain Homme edt -- johnfabulous
Ulrich Lang Anvers 2 edt -- VivaLaVlog
L'Artisan Parfumeur edp -- shaaarkc
The winners were randomly chosen using the space-age computer wizardry of Random.org (overseen by Rodrigo the Perfume Dog to verify absolute random-osity).
The fine print:
Winners, please private message me on my YouTube channel with your name and mailing address. If I don't hear from you by Sunday, August 15, 2010, your prize will go to a lucky stand-by (randomly chosen) winner.
Check out my review of these sunshiney Summer Fragrances here.